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Iraqi troops fight to retake key city of Tikrit from ISIL

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The offensive marks a test for Iraqi forces as they prepare to retake the city of Mosul from ISIL control. Continue reading

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Secretary of State John Kerry, Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson participate in the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

White House summit aims to prevent violent extremism

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World leaders from 65 nations came together to discuss how to counter extremism at a White House-sponsored summit last week. Continue reading

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Egypt launches airstrikes at Islamic State in Libya

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Egypt launched airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an Islamic militant group, after the group killed 21 Christian Egyptians in Libya. Continue reading

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Jordan's King Abdullah arrives to meet with members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Execution of Jordanian pilot draws outrage

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The violent militant group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a video this week showing the gruesome execution of a Jordanian military pilot, drawing criticism and anger across the Middle East. Continue reading

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Syrian child refugees work in the fields

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The advance of the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant throughout Syria and Iraq has displaced millions of people, leaving many children…read more

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